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By: George W. Foote (1850-1915)
|Comic Bible Sketches Reprinted from "The Freethinker"|
|Bible Romances First Series|
|Prisoner for Blasphemy|
|Arrows of Freethought|
By: George William Cox (1827-1902)
The Crusades were a series of religious wars fought between 1096 and 1272 to recover the Holy Land from Islamic rule. According to the Latin Church, Crusaders were penitent pilgrims whose sins were forgiven. British historian, George Cox, writes of the churchmen, great and small, who inspired the Crusades, of the warriors who left families and lands behind, of the wily Venetian merchants and Byzantine emperors who exploited the knights, and of the valor of the Saracens. Here are accounts of sublime sacrifice and bestial ferocity, of dynastic conflict within the Crusader States, of sieges, starvation, pestilence, and ambush, and of the clash and interpenetration of two cultures...
By: Georgeanna M. Gardenier
|Two Decades A History of the First Twenty Years' Work of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union of the State of New York|
By: Gerard F. Scriven (?-1949)
Wopsy: The Adventures of a Guardian Angel
Wopsy is the story of a very young Guardian Angel, sent to watch over a pagan baby in Africa. Wopsy desperately wants his baby's soul to become white and clean in baptism, but what is a small guardian angel to do when there is no missionary priest in the village?The author was a member of the missionary order of priests known as the White Fathers (So named because of the white habits they wore). He wrote the "Wopsy" series of books in order to encourage missionary vocations in young children.
By: Gertrude P. Dyer
|Parables from Flowers|
|Little Pollie Or a Bunch of Violets|
By: Gilbert Murray (1866-1957)
|Five Stages of Greek Religion|
By: Glance Gaylord (1847-1868)
|Culm Rock The Story of a Year: What it Brought and What it Taught|
By: Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson (1862-1932)
The Greek View of Life
“With the Greek civilisation beauty perished from the world. Never again has it been possible for man to believe that harmony is in fact the truth of all existence.”This elegantly-written work provides a splendid introduction to the Greeks of the classic period: how they thought, wrote, and organised their lives and loves. Although it dates from the 1890s, there is very little about it that has dated. To its author’s credit, the subject of “Greek love” is dealt with in a sane and factual context - despite the judicial assassination of Oscar Wilde going on in the background...
By: Goldwin Smith (1823-1910)
|No Refuge but in Truth|
|The Religious Situation|
By: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716)
|Theodicy Essays on the Goodness of God, the Freedom of Man and the Origin of Evil|
By: Grace Beaumont
|Aunt Judith The Story of a Loving Life|
By: Grace Livingston Hill (1865-1947)
The Best Man
Cyril Gordon, a young and handsome secret service agent is running from pursuers who desperately want the information he holds. He hides out from them in a church, and then finds himself married to a woman he’s never seen before. A sweet and sometimes, funny, romance, with several exciting chases.
A Little Servant
A short story of a little girl who is Jesus’ servant and how she won the heart of an unbelieving gardener.
Julia Cloud, the oldest--and most responsible--child of her family, helped raise her four siblings due to their mother's long-time illness and father's death. After faithfully nursing two ill brothers (who died), she then cared for her invalid mother for many years. When Julia's mother passes on, her only surviving sibling Ellen fully expects--and nearly demands--that her spinster sister come live with her family. But to earn her keep, Julia must be their live-in housekeeper and babysitter for Ellen's four children. But Julia's college-age niece and nephew arrive unexpectedly from California and offer Aunt Cloudy Jewel a surprise opportunity she never expected in her wildest dreams.
The trees, flowers, and animals of a peaceful pasture meet together to discuss and learn of theology. Summary by Scarlett Martin.
Pansies for Thoughts
The young Grace Livingston compiled this book using quotes from her aunt's works; Isabella Macdonald Alden . It is a quote for each day of the year from one of the "Pansy Books" plus a bit of related scripture or verse. - Summary by LikeManyWaters
By: Grafton Elliot Smith (1871-1937)
|The Evolution of the Dragon|
By: Gregory of Nazianzus (329-389/390)
After the death of the Arian Emperor Valens, the synod of Antioch in 379 asked Gregory to help resurrect Constantinople to Nicene orthodoxy. While the most important churches were still headed by Arian bishops, Gregory transformed his cousin's villa into the Anastasia chapel. From this little chapel he delivered five powerful discourses on Nicene doctrine, explaining the nature of the Trinity and the unity of the Godhead. These are called the "Theological Orations." By the time he left Constantinople two years later, there did not remain one Arian church in all of the city.
Gregory the Theologian, also known as Gregory Nazianzen was a 4th-century Archbishop of Constantinople. He is widely considered the most accomplished rhetorical stylist of the patristic age. Along with the brothers Basil the Great and Gregory of Nyssa, he is known as one of the Cappadocian Fathers. Gregory is a saint in both Eastern and Western Christianity. In the Roman Catholic Church he is numbered among the Doctors of the Church; in Eastern Orthodoxy and the Eastern Catholic Churches he is revered as one of the Three Holy Hierarchs, along with Basil the Great and John Chrysostom...
By: Gregory of Nyssa
His admirable book "On Virginity", written about 370, was composed to strengthen in all who read it the desire for a life of perfect virtue. - Summary by Herbermann, Charles, ed. .
By: Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880)
|The Temptation of St. Antony or A Revelation of the Soul|
By: H. C. G. (Handley Carr Glyn) Moule (1841-1920)
|Messages from the Epistle to the Hebrews|
|Philippian Studies Lessons in Faith and Love from St. Paul's Epistle to the Philippians|
By: H. G. Wells (1866-1946)
God, the Invisible King
Wells wrote in his book God the Invisible King that his idea of God did not draw upon the traditional religions of the world: "This book sets out as forcibly and exactly as possible the religious belief of the writer. [Which] is a profound belief in a personal and intimate God." Later in the work he aligns himself with a "renascent or modern religion ... neither atheist nor Buddhist nor Mohammedan nor Christian ... [that] he has found growing up in himself."
|Soul of a Bishop|
By: H. J. (Harry John) Wilmot-Buxton (1843-1911)
|The Life of Duty, v. 2 A year's plain sermons on the Gospels or Epistles|
By: H. Rider Haggard
Described by the author, best known for his King Solomon's Mines, as "a tale of victorious faith," this story begins on a Sunday afternoon in an English church. Most of the book, though, is set in Africa, and the adventure story is as engaging as any of Haggard's African tales. What makes this one different is the religious question: What has happened to miracles in the church? Is there any power left in Jesus' promise, "Whoso that believeth in me, the works that I do he shall do also, and whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do"?
Set in the days of the Crusaders, this books tells of a young maiden named Rosamund, and her twin cousins. Godwin is the grey eyed thoughtful man, and Wulf is the blue eyed warrior. They are both knights of England and they are both in love with their fair cousin. But the riddle of the story is which does Rosamund love?The adventure begins when Rosamund is taken from England and carried to the East. The plot thickens as the two young knights follow her in hopes of rescuing her from the Muslim leader, Saladin...
By: H. S. Olcott (1832-1907)
The simple aim of this little book is to give so succinct and yet comprehensive a digest of Buddhistic history, ethics and philosophy as to enable beginners to understand and appreciate the noble ideal taught by the Buddha, and thus make it easier for them to follow out the Dharma in its details. In this book, information is presented in a catechism format: question and answer. The matter has been grouped within five categories, viz.: (1) The Life of the Buddha; (2) the Doctrine; (3) the Sangha, or monastic order; (4) a brief history of Buddhism, its Councils and propaganda; (5) some reconciliation of Buddhism with science...
By: H. Stanley (Herbert Stanley) Redgrove (1887-1943)
|Bygone Beliefs: being a series of excursions in the byways of thought|
By: H. Trusta (1815-1852)
|The Angel over the Right Shoulder The Beginning of a New Year|
By: Hamilton Wright Mabie (1846-1916)
Fruits of the Spirit
A collection of essays written by the renowned lecturer and author during the First World War, when he was quite depressed. The general themes of the collection are persevering in faith, guidance by the Holy Spirit and standing for the "Test of Courage". - Summary by Beth Thomas
By: Handley Carr Glyn Moule (1841-1920)
Epistle of St Paul to the Romans
He who attempts to expound the Epistle to the Romans, when his sacred task is over, is little disposed to speak about his Commentary; he is occupied rather with an ever deeper reverence and wonder over the Text which he has been permitted to handle, a Text so full of a marvellous man, above all so full of God. It remains only to express the hope that these pages may serve in some degree to convey to their readers a new Tolle, Lege for the divine Text itself; if only by suggesting to them sometimes the words of St Augustine, "To Paul I appeal from all interpreters of his writings."
Christus Consolator: Words for Hearts in Trouble
This book is intended principally to remind those whose hearts the European War has stricken of the hope and comfort which lie ready for their wounds in our Lord Jesus Christ. I shall be glad indeed if anything in my pages may bring help to other sorrowing souls; for grief and death do not suspend their normal visitation among us, the infliction of the sore pains and losses of common life, because of their tremendous activities today on the field of battle, in the war-hospital, and on the deep. But I have written with these latter troubles more directly in view...
By: Hannah Trager (1870-1943)
Pictures of Jewish Home-Life Fifty Years Ago
Hannah Trager published Pictures of Jewish Home-Life Fifty Years Ago in 1926, so the book is a portrait of day to day life for a Jewish family in Jerusalem around 1876. In each chapter, Mr. Jacobs reads a letter from his cousins living in Jerusalem many years earlier, each one teaching his family and friends about a different holiday or tradition of their people. (Introduction by wildemoose)
By: Hannah Whitall Smith (1832-1911)
The God of All Comfort
This book is written to Christians who profess to believe the Bible as God's revelation, but whose "lives are filled with discomfort and unrest." Smith aims to show that the Bible's claim that God is the "the God of all comfort" is not an over-advertisement or misunderstanding, but that it is possible to avail ourselves of the doubts and heavy anxieties that plague so many Christians.By explaining God's part and man's part, Smith aims to show her readers that it is possible to overcome feelings of defeat and despair and find rest and peace in Christ...
Christian's Secret of a Happy Life
This Christian book is written in a easy and understandable way, where the strong biblical points are clear and and applicable. The richness of the truths explained, will make one want to listen to it over and over again. The book writes about our part and God's part in the Christian life. It also reveal many secrets to the Christian life. "Today it is your happy privilege to prove, as never before, your loyal confidence in the Lord by starting out with Him on a life and walk of faith, lived moment by moment in absolute and childlike trust in Him." quote from the book. It is a must listen to Christian classic.
By: Hannibal Gamon
|The Praise of a Godly Woman|
By: Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875)
|True Story of My Life|
By: Hargrave Jennings (1817-1890)
A fairly scholarly, short survey of religious sexual symbols and practices from ancient times to the near-present, and within various countries and religions. The essay is coloured by liberality and acceptance of common themes between different religions. Note: "phallic" in the context of this work refers to both male and female genitalia.
By: Harold B. (Harold Bruce) Hunting (1879-1958)
|Hebrew Life and Times|
By: Harold Bell Wright (1872-1944)
The Shepherd of the Hills
The story depicts the lives of mountain people living in the Ozarks and the mystery surrounding an old man called ‘The Shepherd of the Hills,’ who’s called Dad Howitt. The backdrop storyline surrounds the pretty Samantha Lane, called Sammy, and her love of Young Matt, Grant Matthews. The shepherd, an elderly, mysterious, learned man, escapes the buzzing restlessness of the city to live in the backwoods neighborhood of Mutton Hollow in the Ozark hills.
|The Calling of Dan Matthews|
|The Re-Creation of Brian Kent|
By: Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896)
Religious Studies, Sketches and Poems
Best known for having written "Uncle Tom's Cabin," Harriet Beecher Stowe also wrote several religious works, including the works in this book. The first section (Religious Studies) was originally published as "Footsteps of the Master," and was included in this compilation along with a selection of works from her book "The May Flower." The poetry included was published at irregular intervals and have been included in this compilation as well as others.
By: Harry Emerson Fosdick (1878-1969)
|Christianity and Progress|
By: Harvey Newcomb (1803-1863)
|A Practical Directory for Young Christian Females Being a Series of Letters from a Brother to a Younger Sister|
By: Hastings Rashdall (1858-1924)
|Philosophy and Religion Six Lectures Delivered at Cambridge|
By: Helen Ekin Starrett (1840-1920)
Letters to a Daughter and A Little Sermon to School Girls
Helen Ekin Starrett, journalist, mother of two daughters, grandmother of seven granddaughters and teacher to many young girls at the Starrett School for Girls offers lessons in life and religion to girls about to "pass out from the guardianship of home into life with its duties and trials".
By: Helen H. (Helen Hamilton) Gardener (1853-1925)
|Men, Women, and Gods And Other Lectures|
By: Helen Marshall Pratt
Understanding English Cathedrals: Terminology, Architecture, Organization, And Personnel
This recording comprises chapters from two different works: How To Visit The English Cathedrals by Esther Singleton, and The Cathedral Churches Of England by Helen Marshall Pratt. Each book devotes a chapter to each cathedral, but this recording includes only the introductory chapters of general information. - Summary by David Wales
By: Helen Van-Anderson (1859-)
|The Right Knock A Story|
By: Helena P. Blavatsky (1831-1891)
|From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan|
By: Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1831-1891)
Secret Doctrine.Volume I. Cosmogenesis.Part II. The Evolution Of Symbolism.
In this work of comparative religion, ontology and epistemology, Mme. Blavatsky presents science as a belief system of as much value as others in contributing to human knowledge of the seven secret keys to understanding through mathematics and intuition. A comparative study of ancient texts and their commentators over more than three thousand years.
By: Hélène A. Guerber (1859-1929)
|Myths of the Norsemen From the Eddas and Sagas|